Author Archives: Lisa Roper

Educational Developmental Assistant

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) selects applicants for employment based on job-related knowledge, skills, and abilities without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, political affiliation or political influence. Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.  Transcripts, degree evaluations and cover letters may be uploaded with your application.  […]

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Geo for All : the Open Source Geospatial Foundation for Educational outreach

GEO FOR ALL is a joint initiative of the Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo), the International Cartographic Association (ICA), the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) and a follow-up of two joint Memorandum of Understanding (OSGeo-ICA; OSGeo-ISPRS). Everyone could get involved in @Geo4All_ and use free and open source geospatial technologies and educational materials to learn about GEO! GEO FOR ALL believes that knowledge is a […]

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President Obama and His Legacy on Education

As Barack Obama’s presidency draws to a close, it is worthwhile to reflect back on some of his accomplishments in the area of education. The president was able to promote a number of ambitious educational policies. Those achievements are all the more remarkable given Republican control of one or both houses of Congress during most […]

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5 Good Educational iPad Apps Free Today- Grab Them

December 19, 2016Below is a collection of 5 interesting iPad apps that are free today and only for a limited period of time. Some of the things you can do with these apps include: create visual and handwritten notes; make sketches on virtual papers, images or PDFs; conduct complex mathematical calculations; edit and apply various […]

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Educational Support Staff

anzuk* has opportunities for committed education support staff to work in a variety of special needs schools in Melbourne’s Mornington Peninsula on a casual basis.  We now have a demand for integration aides who can work in Dromana, Mornington, and Frankston.  As an integration aide with anzuk* you will provide a range of support to […]

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18 Great Google Apps for Education Posters to Use With Students

July 3, 2016As we were browsing Mindshift’s ’15 Tech Tool Favorites from ISTE 2016’ we came across this wonderful resource created and shared by Monica Martinez from EdTechTeam. This is basically a collection of interesting visuals and posters covering different GAFE related apps and tips including: Chrome tips, Google tools, Google Street view, Google Docs […]

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Over 4000 Free Audio Books to Listen to on Your iPad

June 30, 2016After posting about teachers reading summer list, we are sharing with you another great resource for reading materials.  Audio Books by the popular Audiobooks is an excellent iPad app that provides you access to a plethora of books spanning a wide variety of genres including fiction, romance, business, sci-fi, mystery and more. Audio […]

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Education notes: Area students shine in problem-solving contest

Tucson-area students won accolades in the world finals of a creative-problem-solving competition. Students from the Oro Valley Rotary Club, Manzanita Elementary, Magee Middle, Canyon del Oro High, Prince Elementary, Mesa Verde Elementary, Cross Middle, Coronado K-8 and Ironwood Ridge High schools traveled to the Iowa State University in late May to compete in the Odyssey […]

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Dedham Educational Achievement Above National Average, Study Finds

By JOE LIPOVICH (Patch Staff) DEDHAM, MA—A recent study by the Stanford University Center for Education Policy Analysis, published by the New York Times, investigated just how large the achievement gap between students in America’s richest and poorest communities truly is. Overall, the study showed that the yearly income of families was correlated to student […]

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Allstate Sugar Bowl and College Football Playoff donate $200000 to Teach For America

Bowl Game and National Organization Provide Matching Donations to Local Educators NEW ORLEANS, La. – The Allstate Sugar Bowl announced a $100,000 donation to Teach For America in New Orleans, an amount that has been matched by the College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation. The donations were announced at a Tuesday press conference in New Orleans. […]

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7 Must Watch Videos on The Use of Chromebooks in Class

October 13, 2015Google for Education channel in YouTube has this wonderful series of hangouts highlighting the use of Chromebooks in classrooms. Each hangout features a number of teachers discussing the different ways they use Chromebooks with their students. More specifically, the hangouts will provide you with innovative ideas and tips on how to better integrate […]

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3 Powerful Chromebook Apps for Creating Educational Infographics and Posters

October 4, 2015Looking for tools to use on your Chromebook to create posters and infographics to share with your students? The apps below are good places to start with. Our favourite tool in this list is PiktoChart, we have been using it for few years now and never had any issues with it plus it’s […]

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Some Great Lesson Plan Tools for Teachers

August 5, 2015Preparing your curriculum materials for next semester? Updating what you already have? Revising lesson plans from someone else to fit your class? Here are some tools that may help in this process. COLOURlovers : Pick a tasteful color palette here to give your materials a creative polish. Find images, videos, audio, docs, and […]

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Geddit- A Powerful Tool for Collecting Students Feedback

May 20, 2015 Update: We just learned from Jonathan Wylie that Geddit will shut down this summer. Check out alternatives at the end of the post. Geddit is a great web tool that allows teachers to check on their students understanding in real-time. Geddit is a powerful response system ideal for inclusion in your classroom. […]

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